Monday, February 22, 2010

January 27th, 2010
when you ...

absolutely, positively, need the biggest lock possible...

January 26th, 2010
and another...

January 25th, 2010
and more...

January 24th, 2010
and more...

January 23rd, 2010
more street scenes

January 22nd, 2010
the world we make

these scenes always go to the core...
i read an article and it showed images captured by
a 'social documentary photographer'...
wonder if there's a living in that... hard core stuff

January 21st, 2010
Yeah Baby!

January 20th, 2010
um, ok

January 19th, 2010
window shooting

January 18th, 2010
again, because it was there...

I went thru great effort to find a pedestal that matched the era of
our house (circa 1924) and then went thru more effort to track
down the faucet to match...Newport Brass, baby! gorgeous -
and really, really a pain to put together!!!
each of those little sections is a separate piece...
the top, the little round knobie parts, all separate!
what a mission... but it's sooo pretty!

January 17th, 2010
Sophia Bei Jiao

she's too cute... what else needs to be said...?

January 16th, 2010
dinner with good people II

Dinner and making petzels with the Tiffster & the E-Man

January 15th, 2010
dinner with good people

January 14th, 2010
more of the world at large...

January 13th, 2010
the world at large...

I have always loved how some things jut out of every day normal life
and just scream 'I don't belong - I don't belong!!!
and we get so used to this incongruity that we stop noticing...
bummer, because it's so, cool

January 12th, 2010
Random Oddness II

another image just because it was there...
this time, the tiny but venerable, Nikon 50mm f/1.4

January 11th, 2010
Random Oddness

...because if not here, then where?

Saturday, January 16, 2010

January 10th, 2010
iPhone fun

W went back up to Brad & Krisann's so the kids could play together more and Jiao-Jiao was playing on the floor in the kitchen... the light in their kitchen is always gorgeous so I thought why not see how much fun it could be pushing the iPhone camera way past it's limits shooting into the light... feels sort of Holga-esque!

January 9th, 2010

We went to visit Abby, Shawn, Krisann & Brad... and so we went bowling! Krisann got to play with the D3 so I finally got some more pics with my daughter! Jiao-Jiao weighs all of 31lbs so even the 6lbs ball was a bit much for her... thank goodness for bumper bowling!

January 8th, 2010
International Jiao-Jiao...

This was a big morning... we took Jiao-Jiao to get her US Passport!
Now she has a 'red book' AND a 'blue book' like Mommie & Daddie!
picture courtesy of the nice lady at the passport office :-)

January 7th, 2010
Quiet Spaces...

So I was out on an appointment and new I was passing a spot I had been meaning to stop at and shoot some still images. Well, finding a place to park lead me to a place I did not know existed. parked the car and hung out for quite a while... it was a cold day but it was so peaceful there I didn't want to leave...

January 6th, 2010
Alphabet 'Fridge...

The Fridge is now alphabet soup in technicolor... welcome to the world of a 4yr old.

January 5th, 2010
Room with a view...

So we were heading out for an appointment when I spotted this...
it's thru the car window so a bit fuzzy. I saw the 'RENT' plastered on this thing and couldn't help imagining what it would be like to convert something like that into living space!!! You could make a track around the outer edge and imagine the kick butt windows you could install!!! Just don't come home drunk or lugging a bunch of groceries... or a 4yr old... hmmmm an elevator install may be necessary!

Friday, January 8, 2010

January 4th, 2010
Nikki & Zeppi...

ok so i have more images and i'm carrying the camera with me everywhere we go but the issue is finding time to offload, pick, edit and post! well, whining aside, here is a quick one of the pups on guard duty! damn they are cute!

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

January 3rd, 2010
a little clean up...

We finally had a day at home to just take it easy a little bit.
Of course it was a good day to give the IG's much needed baths!
Here is Zeppi getting his. He was not a happy fellow.

January 2nd, 2010
Getting out with friends...

We started off with dim-sum in China town with Tiffany & Eric...
Jiao-Jiao went for her congee like there was no tomorrow!

Then we had a little fun in a local shop trying on masks & hats...

Then it was off to Birdsboro for dinner with friends....
I have known Brad & Rob since 5th grade! Now when we get together
it's all about family. We certainly never thought we would be watching our kids play together one day.

January 1st, 2010

I put out a little New Years treat for the squirrels...they wasted no time! It's a shame I had no time for filters because there was steam rising up from the roof of the garage.The rest of the morning was having lots o' fun with Jiao-Jiao's play-doh. When she giggles she really lights up!Later that night we all made cookies... these were the first chocolate chip cookies she ever baked!